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More than $500,000 to expand CDL training in Eastern Kentucky

Program will train students at Hazard Community and Technical College in high-demand industry

AppHarvest rolls out first batch of tomatoes

Eastern Kentucky Ag Tech company AppHarvest puts out its first batch of tomatoes.

EKU grad gets new post at Kentucky American Water

Steven Nash Named Senior Superintendent of Operations

Power outages reported Christmas Eve in eastern Kentucky

Thousands of people in eastern Kentucky didn't have any power on Christmas Eve.

Koenig Eastern’s first-ever Rhodes Scholar finalist

Latest in long string of honors for EKU student.

North Carolina earthquake felt in eastern Kentucky

The earthquake measured 5.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

More than $5.5 million in CARES Act go to 22 Eastern KY local governments

More than $5.5 million in CARES Act reimbursement money is going to 22 Eastern Kentucky local governments to cover payroll, personal protective equipment, sanitizing supplies, and telecommuting equipment, according to Governor Andy Beshear. 

Moore named to diversity, inclusion post at EKU

Leaving Northern Kentucky University for new post

Cousins’ emotional first hug since pandemic goes viral

See the emotional first hug since the pandemic hit between cousins in eastern Kentucky that has gone viral.

Operation UNITE basketball camps in eastern Kentucky canceled

Operation UNITE canceled its summer 'Shoot Hoops Not Drugs' basketball camps in eastern Kentucky due to the coronavirus outbreak.

President Trump declares federal relief for Ky. flooding damages

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday, President Donald Trump authorized federal assistance for counties damaged in February's flooding.

Veteran helping fellow veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Darren Atkins served in the army for 14 years. He is Chaplain with the VFW in Whitesburg, Kentucky. When the coronavirus first broke, he immediately looked for a way he could serve his community during the pandemic.

UPDATE: Numbers down to 4,000 without power, estimates given

Kentucky Power released new estimates Thursday night when the utility expects to get all the power back on in eastern Kentucky.

Thousands of people in Eastern Kentucky still without power 48 hours after strong winds

As of Tuesday, April 14th at 8 p.m. Kentucky Power says approximately 32,000 customers are still without power after strong winds late Sunday night, April 12th. 

Storm damage slows unemployment benefits work in eastern Kentucky

If an outdated system trying to handle an unimaginable number of claims wasn't enough, the state's unemployment insurance system in eastern Kentucky has a new problem - storm damage.

Some miners in Eastern Ky. are out of job again; the state offering some relief

During the coronaviurs outbreak many Kentuckians are filing for unemployment benefits, but for some coal miners in Eastern Kentucky this is the second time in less than a year they're jobless.

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Another 119 vaccine sites open, rides available; UI update, farm funds, child care money

Governor also announces round-trip free or reduced-cost transportation for vaccination appointments
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Push to increase felony theft threshold: A step for criminal justice reform in KY

A bill would raise the threshold for a theft to be classified as a felony. Some say it's a big step for criminal justice reform.

KY House sends firefighter mental health bill to Senate

Firefighters are often the first to respond to a variety of emergencies, including medical incidents, car accidents, and others.